Wright State Raiders vs. Indiana State Sycamores - 12/7/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana State Sycamores at Wright State Raiders
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:00 PM (Ervin J. Nutter Center)
Indiana State Sycamores @ Wright State Raiders (-3.5) Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Indiana State Sycamore travel to Ervin J. Nutter Center to take on the Wright State Raiders. Wright State comes in on a two-game winning streak, the most recent against Western Kentucky in a close game where the Raiders prevailed 76-74 to improve their record to 7-2 on the season. Indiana State comes in on four straight wins, most recently a solid 12-point victory over North Dakota State by 71-60 to get back to .500 on the season with a 4-4 record.
Wright State averages 80 points per game which ranks 54th in the nation. The Raiders offense runs through senior small forward Billy Wampler who averages 16.1 points and 4 rebounds per game. Junior center Loudon Love averages 13.6 points and 8.9 rebounds per game to man the paint for the Raiders; Love is the leading rebounder for the Raiders.
Indiana State has struggled thus far this season averaging less than 70 points per game and ranking 237th in the NCAA in points per game. The Sycamores are led in scoring and rebounding by junior guard Tyreke Key who averages 18.3 points and 5 rebounds per game. Senior guard Jordan Barnes adds 13 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists for the Sycamores.
The Wright State Raiders hold a slight advantage statically on defense as well, allowing 70 points per game. The Raiders also crash the glass hard ranking 48th in the nation in rebounds. The Sycamores on the other side allow 74.8 points per game and rank 318th in the nation in rebounds.
The advantages in rebounding and the improving offense will allow the Raiders to win the game. The defense will lead to domination and the Wright State Raiders will win and cover the spread. Final score prediction, Wright State Raiders 76 Indiana State Sycamores 65.